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  1. Employment Intensive Investment Programme (EIIP), Tanzania

    28 August 2018

    35 project beneficiaries from four districts in Dodoma region familiarized with ILO’s Start and Improve your Business (SIYB) packages

  2. ILO and IOM join forces to improve labour migration governance in Africa

    23 August 2018

    ILO and IOM sign a Memorandum of Understanding on effective labour migration governance in Africa.

  3. Promoting decent work opportunities for youth in rural areas of SADC countries

    23 August 2018

    Governments, employers and workers from SADC countries agree to enhance decent work for women and youth in rural areas by promoting inclusive pro-employment policies.

  4. International Labour Organization, Deputy Regional Director for Africa Visits Zambia

    22 August 2018

    The Deputy Regional Director for Africa, of the International Labour Organization, Mr. Peter van Rooij is visiting Lusaka from 10th to 12th November.

  5. National Pension Scheme Authority (NAPSA) of Zambia signs Memorandum of Understanding with Seven (7) Informal Sector Associations

    22 August 2018

    The International Labour Organization witnessed the signing of MoUs between the National Pension Scheme Authority (NAPSA) and seven informal sector associations at the Hilton Garden Inn Hotel in Lusaka, Zambia, on 9th August, 2018. The joint signing ceremony was to facilitate extension of social security coverage to informal sector workers.

  6. NEPAD Agency joins ILO’s Global Initiative on Decent Jobs for Youth

    22 August 2018

    Developing skills and youth entrepreneurship for job creation in Africa.

  7. ILO Head for Africa on official visit to Rwanda

    21 August 2018

    ILO Regional Director for Africa, Ms. Cynthia Samuel-Olonjuwon aims to strengthen ILO-Rwanda cooperation during the International conference on youth employment which takes place in Kigali, Rwanda.

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    ILO Head for Africa on official visit to Rwanda

    17 August 2018

    The Regional Director for Africa, Ms. Cynthia Samuel-Olonjuwon will undertake a working visit from 20- 21 August 2018 to Kigali, Rwanda to take part in the International Conference on Youth Employment in the agricultural sector and strengthen ILO/Rwanda cooperation.

  9. First ILO Labour market study tour to Rwanda for key stakeholders of Mozambique

    16 August 2018

    The International Labour Organization (ILO), through its Sweden-funded project “MOZTRABALHA”, supported a study tour to Rwanda for senior executives of the employment sector in Mozambique. The aim was to benchmark and gain experience on how the East African country is operationalizing and managing the Labour Market Information System (LMIS).

  10. Marking the International Youth Day 2018 in Tanzania: “Safe spaces for Youth”

    16 August 2018

    Government to scale up efforts to curb youth unemployment

  11. National Celebrations to mark the International Youth Day in Uganda

    16 August 2018

    Government keen to support youth for their improved livelihood and participation in national development

  12. South Africa’s social economy

    14 August 2018

    building an inclusive society

  13. Ghana: Thinking outside the box gives public insurance scheme a huge boost

    14 August 2018

    The ILO’s Impact Insurance Facility has helped Ghana’s National Health Insurance Scheme save money and improve customer service.

  14. Djibouti ratifies the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006, as amended (MLC, 2006)

    13 August 2018

  15. ILO Highlights the Need for Decent Work and Labour Standards for Migrant Workers

    10 August 2018

    In light of the Crisis and challenges of Migration, the International Labour Organization (ILO) at the Request of the Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC), provided support, specifically to inaugurate a National Trade Union Platform on Labour Migration in Nigeria to enhance better understanding and support proper coordination of Migration.

  16. ILO and Zambia partner to improve living standards in rural areas

    10 August 2018

    Upgrading rural roads will provide the right connectivity to develop local communities’ access to markets and create decent work opportunities.

  17. ILO country programme to “ensure a future of social justice in the world of work for all Namibians”

    09 August 2018

    New Decent Work Country Programme (DWCP) set to promote employment, improve working conditions and strengthen social dialogue in Namibia.

  18. ILO Director General on an official visit to Namibia 5-7 August 2018

    06 August 2018

    Mr. Guy Ryder, The ILO Director General, has arrived in Namibia for a three day working visit at the invitation of the Government of Namibia.

  19. Disadvantaged youth turn away from gang violence through skills' training in northern Madagascar

    06 August 2018

    In the first of a series of articles to mark International Youth Day on 12 August, we focus on an ILO-funded project that has been supporting efforts to curb urban violence and restore peace in the coastal town of Diégo Suarez.

  20. ILO Reiterates the Importance of Social Dialogue as a tool for Promotion of Decent Work for workers

    03 August 2018

    As part of its effort to mobilize its members for a stronger union and towards effective participation in the future political activities in Nigeria, the 2018 Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) Rain School sought to examine the relationship between labour, politics and national unity.